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2009: Acclaimed Movement Disorder Physician
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Acclaimed Movement Disorder Physician

Dr. Michael Rezak Is a Recognized Expert in Tremor, Parkinson's Disease and Dystonia

WINFIELD, Ill., May 19, 2009 — Michael Rezak, MD, PhD, 61, has recently announced he will practice exclusively at the Neurosciences Institute of Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) in Winfield, Ill. beginning May 19, 2009. He will lead the hospital's Movement Disorders Center and will offer advanced treatment of movement disorders such as tremor, Parkinson's disease and dystonia. Rezak also serves as medical director for the American Parkinson's Disease Association in Chicago.

According to CDH Vice President, Operations Robert Friedberg, "Under Dr. Rezak's leadership, the Neurosciences Institute at CDH will host one of the few comprehensive movement disorders centers in the Midwest. We are thrilled to integrate this program with our award-winning stroke program and impressive lineup of neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists and neuro interventional radiologists, all of whom are on the medical staff of CDH, to offer state-of-the-art neurologic services to our patients."

Over the past 15 years, Rezak has acted as principal investigator on more than a dozen clinical research trials in the areas of tremor, Parkinson's disease, Acute Ischemic Stroke as well as other neurological disorders.
Rezak earned his PhD in neuroanatomy from University of Illinois, Chicago and his medical degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. He completed neurological training at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Rezak, please call 630-933-4056/ TTY 630-933-4833.

About Central DuPage Hospital

Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) is a nationally recognized 313-bed facility located in Winfield, Ill., a suburb west of Chicago. CDH is a leading center for surgical innovations and was one of the first institutions in the nation to offer robotic-assisted surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery with bio-engineered bone protein and was the first Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in DuPage County.

Rcently, CDH was recognized for the second consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report on the list of Best Hospitals in the orthopaedics category. The Stroke and Neurovascular program recently earned re-accreditation as a Primary Stroke Center by receiving the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of ApprovalTM.

The hospital is part of an interdependent network of health-care organizations and services, including convenient care centers, occupational health services and a full range of options for senior living, home health and hospice care. For more information or to find a doctor on the CDH medical staff, visit www.cdh.org or call 630-933-4CDH (4234)/ TTY 630-933-4833.

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